Vermilion Snapper

Rhomboplites aurorubens

Also Known As

Snapper, Beeliner, Clubhead snapper, Night snapper, Besugo, Rubia

U.S. wild-caught vermilion snapper is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.



Year-round, with peaks from August through November.


U.S. wild-caught from North Carolina to Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Mild and sweet.


Medium-firm texture with medium flakes.


Health Benefits

Vermilion snapper is low in saturated fat and sodium and is a very good source of protein.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 100
Protein 20.51 g
Fat, total 1.34 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.285 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Selenium 38.2 mcg
Sodium 64 mg

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